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[Carl Franklin Receives Memento]

Description: Photograph of Colonel Carl Franklin receiving a memento from Rowland Person after Franklin's last flight. General Blood, Bill Head, Jack Mouton, and Dorothy Rowland applaud in the background.
Date: September 18, 1986
Item Type: Photograph

[Children's washtub band at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm]

Description: Photograph of a washtub band consisting of at least nine young adults performing in a barn at Pioneer Farms. They wear homemade t-shirts that read "I'm a Singing Spark." Instruments consist of: three guitars, guitarron, banjo, washtub bass, and at least one tambourine. In 1852, Frederick and Harriet B. Jourdan settled on the site near Walnut Creek with their children. In 1956, grandchildren Laura and Eugene Giles, donated the core of their grandparents' property to the Heritage Society of Austin, in order to preserve the pioneer experience. The site and its museum operated under the auspices of the Austin Natural Science Association and later by the Parks and Recreation Department of the city of Austin until it was transferred back to the Heritage Society of Austin in 2003. Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms operates multiple sites today. Pioneer Farms is a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Living History Farms and Museums, the American Association for State and Local History, the Texas Association of Museums and the Austin Museum Partnership.Pioneer Farms is a registered Austin Historic Landmark and a designated Heritage Tourism Destination Site. Our Pioneer School is community-education partner with the Austin Community College.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: John Bone Photographic Services
Item Type: Photograph

[Civil Engineering Prime BEEF Team]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Civil Engineering Prime BEEF team during a Lone Star Exercise. Some of them sit on chairs or tables under a tent, while others stand to the left.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Item Type: Photograph

[Commanders at Desk]

Description: Photograph of Commander Charles Laughlin and Vice Commander George Gennin at a desk. Loflin is seated, and holds a pen over a paper in front of him. Gennin stand to the right.
Date: February 26, 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[Cutting the Cake]

Description: Photograph of Brigadier General Richard Meyer and Colonel Charles Sloan cutting a cake commemorating the 36th birthday of the United States Air Force. Three women stand to the right, and there is another man to the left.
Date: 1983
Item Type: Photograph

[Final Adjustments]

Description: Photograph of SMSgt. Dwight Morehead of the Air National Guard's 155th Tactical Reconnaissance Group from Lincoln, Nebraska, making final adjustments to his aircraft prior to the RAM '88 competition.
Date: 1988
Creator: Blevins, Terry
Item Type: Photograph

[Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Tony McPeak handing a flag to Carl Franklin. A man, who is tentatively identified as Charlie Laughlin, stands to the right. A plane is visible in the background.
Date: January 29, 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[General Robert C. Mathis At Lunch]

Description: Photograph of General Robert C. Mathis giving a speech at lunch on Bergstrom Air Force Base. Technical Sergeant Dennis Roberts and Senior Airman Charles Nead are seated at the general's table. The men at the other tables turn to listen to the general.
Date: [1981-01-28..1981-01-29]
Item Type: Photograph

Governor's Mansion, Austin, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion front elevation, showing concrete entry steps and Texas RTHL medallion over the front door. Two signs on the front lawn on either side of the steps read "Mansion Closed." The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1982 was Governor Bill Clements. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1982
Creator: Texas Highway Department
Item Type: Photograph

[Greeting Officers]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Col. Jim Metsala, Colonel William H. Brandt, and Colonel Alan P. Lurie greeting Major Paul M. Miller after his return from Salty Bee.
Date: 1981
Item Type: Photograph

[Installing Drag Chute]

Description: Photograph of SSgt. Tom Bienkowski, aircraft crew chief, installing a drag chute into a 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing RF-4C during RAM '88.
Date: 1988
Item Type: Photograph

[Lt. Gen. Nelson Inspecting RF-47s]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Gen. William R. Nelson inspecting RF-47 planes at Bergstrom Air Force Base. Colonel Jon L. Davis, left, and Major David M. Roush, far right, accompany Lt. Gen. Nelson.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Item Type: Photograph